Mauricio M. Pacheco e Silva
Expertise: Energy, Mining, Petrochemical, and Infrastructure, Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions, Succession planning
+ 55 11 3048 6795
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Mauricio Pacheco joined the firm in 2006 and is a partner since 2016. He is a member of the Corporate & Finance group, working with a focus on Corporate, M&A and Private Equity. Mauricio is highly regarded by clients for his business-oriented approach in conducting domestic and cross-border M&A transactions, mainly focused on projects related to Consumer, Energy and Life Science industries. As a result of his 15-year experience as a transactional legal practitioner, Mauricio has also gained significant recognition among C-Level executives of Brazilian corporations and leading members of reputable investment banks and M&A financial advisors. He is also a member of the firm’s China Desk acting actively for Chinese investors in Brazil representing them in high profile projects.
Awards and Recognitions
Mauricio has been recognized for his performance in the areas of M&A and Corporate, Energy and Projects by the main legal rankings such as Chambers and Partners, Latin Lawyer, IFLR 1000, The Legal 500, Leaders League, LACCA Approved and Análise Advocacia 500, where he was ranked as Tier 1 in the Corporate category in the most recent publication. Mauricio also coordinated the work of two deals/transactions awarded in 2021 as “Overseas Deal of the Year” and “Private Equity Deal of the Year” by China Business Law and IFLR Awards respectively.
He graduated from Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC-SP) with a degree in law, specializing in Tax Law from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV) and also holds a master’s degree in Corporate Law from the Brazilian Institute of Capital Markets (IBMEC).
Representative matters and clients
Represents both Brazilian and foreign clients (including private equity funds) in Brazilian and multijurisdictional merger and acquisition transactions, joint venture deals, corporate restructuring, transactions in the local capital market, in several sectors, such as a agribusiness (fertilizers and biotech segments), food and beverage, packaging, cosmetic, project of renewable energy and life sciences, as well as drafting and negotiating corresponding documents.
Mauricio Pacheco acts both in the coordination of legal due diligence, as well as in the preparation and negotiation of purchase and sale and/or joint venture agreements and corporate restructuring for national and international clients. He has solid experience in advising domestic and foreign clients.
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